PHOTO CAPTION: Tata Vista EV will cost upwards of $48,000US.

Tata Begins Electric Car Production in Coventry, England

Plant has capacity to build 1,500 Vista electric cars annually.

Published: 28-Mar-2011

The firm, which owns Jaguar Land Rover, has taken on 23 people to work at the factory which has capacity to build 1,500 Vista models a year.

The car has a predicted range of up to 120 miles (200km), and manages 0-60 kmph in under 10 seconds.

It will cost between £25,000 to £30,000 with a £5,000 reduction on top through a government grant.


Tata CNG-Electric Hybrid Transit Bus

Four buses will be operated during the Commonwealth Games.

Tata Vista EV will retail for around £29,000.

Vista EV will have max speed of 70 mph and range of 160 km on full charge of Li-ion super polymer batteries.

Tata Hispano CNG Hybrid Bus

The vehicle chassis is capable of being integrated with pure electric mode, CNG micro turbine and hydrogen fuel cell in the future.


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